World No. 8 Berrettini pulls out of Roland Garros
MOSCOW, May 14 – Italian tennis player Matteo Berrettini, ranked eighth in the ranking of the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP), has announced that he will not take part in the Grand Slam clay tournament – Roland Garros.
At the end of March, Berrettini withdrew from the Masters series tournament in Miami due to an injury to his right hand. Since then, he has not taken part in matches.
“After a positive medical report, I returned to training on the court. My hand is in perfect order, I am working on improving my playing form. Together with a team of specialists, we have decided that returning to five-set matches on Roland Garros clay would not be a reasonable decision. postponing my return to compete in grass tournaments. Thank you for your support. I look forward to returning to competition,” Berrettini wrote on his Instagram account (Meta (Facebook and Instagram social networks) activities are banned in Russia as extremist).
The French Open tennis championship will be held at the Roland Garros courts from May 22 to June 5.